President Xi Jinping on Friday called for all-out search and rescue of Chinese nationals who remained missing after two boats capsized in Phuket, Thailand.Rescued tourists from a boat that sank are helped onto a pier Thursday, July 5, 2018. [Photo: IC]In an instruction made after the accidents, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of C[……]
China is releasing a package of policies more swiftly to enhance the competitiveness of its new energy vehicle (NEV) sector, the Economic Information Daily reported Monday.Policymakers are considering a new regulation on auto industry investment, the newspaper cited sources with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) as saying.[File[……]
China's first domestically designed aircraft carrier embarked on its second sea trial on Monday from its shipyard in Dalian, Liaoning province.Videos and images published by Chinese media and weapons enthusiasts showed that the giant ship, which has yet to be officially named but is widely believed to bear the name CNS Shandong, left the port[……]
The group will help British Parliamentarians gain a greater understanding of the Belt and Road Initiative and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. It will also help British businesses to engage in these projects.Finally, the form submitted upon registration for the group states that it will organise networking events, delegations and interactions[……]
A new lip balm brand jointly produced by Maxam and White Rabbit was sold out within 2 minutes after officially going on sale online at 10 am on September 20, 2018, reports Chinanews.com on Thursday.The new lip balm brand jointly produced by maxam and White Rabbit [Photo: Chinanews.com]The customer service on Maxam's Tmall online store said tha[……]
A fairy tale highlighting the importance of trees and flowers in Chinese culture is set to hit the stage in Beijing soon.The cast of the fairy-tale play, Flower God, from the China National Theater for Children in Beijing on Aug 15, 2017 [Photo provided to China Plus]It's being performed by the China National Theater for Children, and will deb[……]
With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge.The cast and crew of "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" from left, Martin McDonagh, winner of the awa[……]
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Candice Guavis looks out over the lagoon at one of the remote islands on Majuro Atoll.
BIKIRAN ISLAND, Marshall Islands — Candice Guavis stepped out of the turquoise lagoon onto the beach of this remote and pristine island, home only to a caretaker who tends to the for[……]
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One of Darwin’s finches in the Galapagos.
Well this one’s 龙凤网 for the birds.
A species of parasitic fly may wipe out Charles Darwin’s iconic finches on the Galapagos Islands, according to a new study by University of Utah scientists. Without human intervention, t[……]
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The French probably have a word for it, and if the French don’t then the Germans likely do. It’s the word for a monumental and historic accomplishment that at the same time falls short of complete success and, in some ways, falters completely. Yet the door to success hasn’t[……]